What Happened on August 6, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Comedian Jon Stewart hosts "The Daily Show" for the last time
  • Eqyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurates the Suez Canal Expansion at a ceremony in Isma├»lia
  • Republican Presidental nomination race begins with debate between 7 lesser ranked candidates in Cleveland, Ohio
  • World's largest ever Pinball tournament Pinburgh with 700 machines held in Pittsburgh

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Louise Suggs, American golfer (US Women's Open 1949, 1952) and co-founder of LPGA, dies at 91

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs